The Man in the Sky

Source: The Lament for Icarus by Herbert James Draper The Man in the Sky By Aisha Daffeh   Every day was the same for Isaac. He woke up, tossing his tattered gray duvet onto his bed. He stood in front of the mirror in his minuscule bedroom, delicately putting on his work uniform, which consisted of a […]

Why Classics?

“The School of Athens” (1509-1511) fresco by Raphael. Credit: History.com “Why Classics?” By Olivia Wells   When people ask me what I’m studying, I often find that they don’t understand what I mean by “classics,” and in the rare case that they do, they sometimes can’t wrap their head around why I’d want to major […]